Clear2there, a provider of smart technologies and M2M solutions, is expanding smart-farm solutions through the addition of AgSmarts’ environmental monitoring and precision irrigation management system. Clear2there will be a national distribution partner for AgSmarts products. AgSmarts is a Precision Agriculture technology company offering a flexible suite of hardware and software tools that offer critical environmental data for producers to optimize irrigation, increase yields, minimize cost, and conserve water.
“As farms grow in size and complexity, operators are seeking cutting edge technology such as AgSmarts to efficiently manage and monitor all aspects of the operation,” said Craig Steen, president and CEO for Clear2there. “With AgSmarts’ platform, farmers can maximize crop yields and maintain proper growing conditions by managing soil moisture and other critical variables. Clear2there consistently looks to incorporate best-in-class agriculture technology in its smart-farm platform, and we anticipate that this solution will be popular throughout North America.”
AgSmarts platform is an environmental monitoring and feedback solution. AgSmarts platform operates via a wirelessly connected mesh network of sensors and monitoring stations that provide actionable information regarding temperature, soil moisture levels, and weather conditions. AgSmarts platform uses tailored algorithms to predict the best irrigation delivery for specific crops and conditions.
Clear2there smart farm solutions allow integration of various types of devices, sensors and controls to achieve maximum efficiency, access and performance. Clear2there will integrate the monitoring and cloud access to AgSmarts units via its own Viewbiquity Cloud Application Suite (VCAS) platform. VCAS is a cloud-based delivery platform that offers users to connect and manage devices wirelessly. Clear2there will sell the solution through its distribution network of 170 independent telecommunications service providers.
“Through this agreement with Clear2there, we expect to greatly expand our reach and presence in the market,” said Brett Norman, AgSmarts CEO. “Clear2there is recognized as a key technology provider with an outstanding reputation for delivering relevant, secure, and reliable technology solutions to farm operators. We are very excited to enter into this distribution relationship with the company, and anticipate that it will be mutually beneficial for many years to come.”